Instruments, Controls and Electronics in Cleveland Plus
The Cleveland Plus region supports the Instruments, Controls and
Electronics (ICE) high-tech industry with engineering and
manufacturing resources, a tech-savvy workforce and innovative
programs, such as the Ohio Third Frontier, which funds new-product
ICE is a $4.3 billion industry with 845 companies in Ohio
employing nearly 35,500 workers. Moreover, Ohio ranks 4th in
employment for electrical equipment manufacturing.
To learn more about the ICE industry in the Cleveland Plus region, download our single sheet.
Source: EMSI 2013.4, EMSI 2013, Moody’s Economy.com
Testimonial From Parker Hannifin
Parker has made its home in Northeastern Ohio for the last
century. As a global leader in the motion and control industry,
Parker could put its manufacturing operations anywhere. Parker
remains loyal to Northeastern Ohio because of the experienced and
dedicated workforce, leading educational institutions,
collaborative business environment, supportive state and local
governments, cultural amenities and quality of life. Parker is
proud to be part of Northeastern Ohio’s successful past and a
catalyst for its bright future.
Christopher M. Farage, Ph.D.
Vice President, Communications & External Affairs, Parker
Tools + Information
- General Electric
- Keithley Instruments
- Parker Hannifin
- Rockwell Automation
MAGNET assists advanced materials manufacturers, as well as
other manufacturers, in adopting innovative manufacturing
strategies and techniques.
The CACT develops cutting edge technologies to help companies
maintain a competitive advantage in industrial control.
The WCSSE works toward improving Ohio products using Ohio
business and university resources. WCSSE was established by a $24
million grant from the Ohio Third Frontier program to Cleveland
State University to develop and commercialize sensor and sensor
The birthplace of liquid crystal displays, the LCI is the
world’s first research center focused on the basic and
applied science of liquid crystals. Research at the LCI addresses
the entire range of multidisciplinary topics associated with the
science and technology of liquid crystals and related
self-organized materials and devices.
This university/industry collaboration brings Cleveland State
University, Case Western Reserve University and The University of
Akron together with industry partners including Rockwell
Automation, Keithley Instruments and ABB. The research conducted by
Ohio-ICE focuses on sensors, networked distributed systems and
advanced motion control.
Located at Lorain County Community College, the SMART Center
offers tools and resources for packaging, testing, inspection and
design to support the development of microelectromechanical systems
(MEMS), sensors and microsystems into commercial products.
The CAES is a multidisciplinary center dedicated to the
creation, development, and promotion of new technologies and
practices in the field of energy systems.
- Ohio employs nearly 35,500 workers in the ICE industry and
ranks 4th in employment for electrical equipment